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      05-25-2010, 08:14 AM   #1
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Arrow F13 6-series convertible spotted top down for first time

We bring you the first ever sighting of the upcoming F13 6-series convertible with its top down. The shape revealed with the top down is of a sleek and well proportioned convertible, not easily pulled off with a convertible of this size. What is not telling yet however, is whether the top is a folding hardtop or a traditional canvas top. The extra cut lines on the trunk may indicate a canvas top to some, but may simply be indicative of split trunk access (for when top is retracted).

Release dates and specifics are still up in the air, but its a sure bet that at least the engine line-up will be a replication of what is available on the F10 5-Series, including a twin turbo V8. Rumors still float around to this day about new tri-turbo diesel engine that would make its debut on this car.

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      05-25-2010, 02:39 PM   #2
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YES! first reply!!!
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      05-25-2010, 03:01 PM   #3
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Jason, don't you think it is time to make a 6Post forum?
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      05-25-2010, 03:03 PM   #4
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They need to do hardtop + sunroof like the VW EOS
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      05-25-2010, 03:30 PM   #5
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Jason, don't you think it is time to make a 6Post forum?

...I always wondered why the 6 was left out? THought maybe it was a monopoly thing, give Microsoft it's Apple i.e. Bimmerpost etc :-) ~Frost
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      05-25-2010, 03:30 PM   #6
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We bring you the first ever sighting of the upcoming F13 6-series convertible with its top down. The shape revealed with the top down is of a sleek and well proportioned convertible, not easily pulled off with a convertible of this size. What is not telling yet however, is whether the top is a folding hardtop or a traditional canvas top. The extra cut lines on the trunk may indicate a canvas top to some, but may simply be indicative of split trunk access (for when top is retracted).
I hear you. But, I'm still doubtful about a folding hardtop. Some things just don't make sense if it's a hardtop (but so do some others for a soft top).


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      05-25-2010, 03:31 PM   #7
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..I was hoping for some interior pics! dang! ~Frost
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My next care for sure.. more details please
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      05-25-2010, 06:25 PM   #9
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there u go. we have a soft top afterall just like the previous 6 series cabrio.
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      05-25-2010, 07:08 PM   #10
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Wow, you can see alot of the body lines. Someone needs to do a render. Nice job OP
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      05-25-2010, 07:28 PM   #11
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The lines of the car look OK. I wish someone would remove the camo.
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      05-25-2010, 08:43 PM   #12
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are those lines so characteristic that you are sure it is softtop? i wish it was hardtop.. canvas top is pointless in central europe.. plz let me know if you are sure...
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      05-25-2010, 10:37 PM   #13
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looks boring
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Thats a gigantic windscreen
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      05-26-2010, 10:52 AM   #15
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Looks definetly like an hardtop ... trunk lines are like the e93 and the gigantic windscreen says also folding hardtop.

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      05-26-2010, 05:04 PM   #16
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I am willing to bet that it is a soft top, they will keep 6 series as a high end convertible, meant for the "older" crowd and those guys want a soft top because its not their daily driver. I am confident in this!
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Windows up!? Lame...


Also, why does this thing have the same plastic POS windscreen that I can get for my 1er? The older 6 was much better with the verticle rear window...its what you expect on a 100K car
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My Photochopped view of the F13 6 series

A quick rendering based on your latest images
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      05-27-2010, 11:32 PM   #19
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It looks like it is a soft top, as it looks like my previous 650 cabrio from where the top sits on top. It looks like it has a 5 series front end?? Seems like them are starting to look the same with the new designs coming out.
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Also, why does this thing have the same plastic POS windscreen that I can get for my 1er? The older 6 was much better with the verticle rear window...its what you expect on a 100K car
Look closer, the verticle rear window is there (specifically the slot where it rolls up from). That plastic POS windscreen was available for the last gen 6 series too.


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      05-31-2010, 12:34 AM   #21
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MAJOR FAIL !!!!!! on the first picture hahahaha forgot to hide the dudes face....
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